Faegre Drinker

Litigation Department

Iowa
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What the team is known for Des Moines office of this esteemed firm, possessing a team that frequently defends clients against class actions. Demonstrates strength in product liability litigation and is valued for its ability to assist with large and complex litigation matters. Represents financial corporations in disputes and has experience with clients from the food and agricultural industries, and is able to act for clients on the national and international stages.

Strengths An impressed client lauds: "The Des Moines office of Faegre in particular develops litigators with a strong business sense who are not afraid to go to trial when necessary."

"I've been very impressed with the quality and knowledge of the attorneys," another client remarks.

Work highlights Successfully represented Cargill as plaintiff in a fraud, racketeering, breach of contract, unfair trade practices and commercial bribery case in North Carolina federal court.

Notable practitioners


Jacob Bylund
is a noteworthy lawyer with a varied caseload, including representing clients in nuisance, fraud and breach of contract cases. He regularly acts for companies in the food and agribusiness sector. An impressed client remarks: "He is business-minded, a great strategist and a true litigator."


Jesse Linebaugh
"is practical and very experienced," remarks an impressed client. He is adept at handling bankruptcy and insurance litigation, as well as commercial disputes concerning issues such as breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.


Terri Combs
is a respected litigator with particular expertise in securities litigation and disputes stemming from corporate M&A.